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Vision for Microtechnology Space Missions [chapter]

Cornelius Dennehy
2005 MEMS and Microstructures in Aerospace Applications  
The widespread availability and increasing proliferation of MEMS technology specifically targeted for space applications will lead future mission architects to evaluateentirely new design trades and options  ...  Decision makers interested in sponsoring the development of innovative MEMS-microsystems for space mission applications would do well to study the DARPA approach.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781420027747.ch2 fatcat:wq3j3fuyufctti2yx45i2aoo7y

Reliability assessment for development of microtechnologies

J. W. Evans, J. Y. Evans
1997 Microsystem Technologies : Micro- and Nanosystems Information Storage and Processing Systems  
This paper provides an overview of the reliability assessment process needed to achieve effective microsystem development.  ...  To achieve a reliable product in a cost effective manner, "upstream problem solving" must be employed which focuses on root cause of failure.  ...  Physics of failure can contribute to achieving cost effective risk reduction, while enabling design and manufacturing improvements in highly capable microsystem technologies.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s005420050072 fatcat:bcljzeeb4na7fkd6cw3jld5fsy


Titu-Marius I. Băjenescu, Marius I. Bâzu
2020 Zenodo  
This is especially true for the new technology of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). High reliability is often stressed as an argument for projects in nanotechnology.  ...  Nanotechnology has the potential to create many new materials and devices with wide-ranging applications, such as in medicine, electronics, and energy production.  ...  As more than Moore are expected in semiconductor domain for near future, challenges for FA in next few years will be extended to a broad new aspects (design for analysis or design for test, physical limit  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3784349 fatcat:lyjy2rqvhzfz7ptkxqnbsf5i6u

Design for Microassembly - A Methodology for Product Design and Process Selection

C. Tietje, S. Ratche
2007 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Assembly and Manufacturing  
Chapter 3 outlines the research approach adopted here for the developing of a DFIlA methodology.  ...  It aims in particular at increasing the efficiency of the microproduct development process, decreasing the development time and the product and process cost, and enhancing the product quality.  ...  Microtechnology Microtechnology, unlike nanotechnology, still follows physical principles.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isam.2007.4288469 fatcat:4ylvlruh2jaqtjteudiw6auz2e

Wireless microsystems for biomedical applications

João Paulo Carmo, José Higino Correia
2013 Journal of Microwaves, Optoelectronics and Electromagnetic Applications  
Moreover, a new antenna (either with a new shape or new specifications) implies the project redraw and a new submission to the foundry for fabricating the new microdevice.  ...  The AMIS 0.7 µm CMOS process was selected for targeting the requirement to fabricate a low-cost receiver.  ... 
doi:10.1590/s2179-10742013000200019 fatcat:xx5tpdkgwndfnbvksvxvnz5vw4

Microfluidic 3D models of cancer

Kyung Eun Sung, David J. Beebe
2014 Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews  
Despite advances in medicine and biomedical sciences, cancer still remains a major health issue.  ...  The development and application of microfluidic 3D cancer models has the potential to overcome some of the limitations inherent to traditional models.  ...  Microtechnology has enabled the recapitulation of compartmentalized in vivolike environments in vitro by utilizing channel geometry and the physical attributes of microsystems.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.addr.2014.07.002 pmid:25017040 pmcid:PMC4258433 fatcat:gqpyszmhrrdmxhp3cjbpni7w4q

Advancing stem cell research with microtechnologies: opportunities and challenges

Yi-Chin Toh, Katarina Blagović, Joel Voldman
2010 Integrative Biology  
opportunities for understanding basic biology, for developing tissue models for drug testing, and for clinical applications in regenerative medicine.  ...  In this review, we change the conventional microtechnology-driven perspective to a stem cell biology-driven perspective to highlight research opportunities where microtechnology can help advance the stem  ...  EB007278 and A*STAR International Fellowship. We thank Oktay Kirak and Matthew Angel for valuable scientific discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1039/c0ib00004c pmid:20593104 fatcat:wgnvb4kghzaytdhutcr5rq42mi

Design and characterization of a CMOS 3-D image sensor based on single photon avalanche diodes

C. Niclass, A. Rochas, P.-A. Besse, E. Charbon
2005 IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits  
The design and characterization of an imaging system is presented for depth information capture of arbitrary three-dimensional (3-D) objects.  ...  The 3-D imaging system was also tested on real 3-D subjects, including human facial models, demonstrating the suitability of the approach.  ...  His major fields of interest are physical principles and new phenomena for optical, magnetic, and inductive sensors.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jssc.2005.848173 fatcat:dpiptuvfavezplz5uwhyxhbwbe

A 4μs integration time imager based on CMOS single photon avalanche diode technology

Cristiano Niclass, Alexis Rochas, Pierre-André Besse, Radivoje Popovic, Edoardo Charbon
2006 Sensors and Actuators A-Physical  
The imager, fabricated in 0.8 m CMOS technology, consists of an array of 1024 pixels each with an area of 58 m × 58 m for a total chip area of 2.5 mm × 2.8 mm.  ...  The minimum integration time per pixel is 4 s while optical and electrical crosstalk are negligible without the need for any post-processing or other non-standard techniques.  ...  The authors are grateful to Mark Wang of Ziva Corp. for imaging the man in the hat.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sna.2006.02.031 fatcat:x53aaszuxbg7zjk7asloor5i34

MEMS design simplification with virtual prototyping

Renate Sitte
2016 Facta universitatis - series Electronics and Energetics  
Its purpose is to simplify preliminary design stages and make MEMS design more accessible to a wider audience.  ...  MEMS design requires a good understanding of interactions in complex processes and highly specialized interdisciplinary skills.  ...  Design considerations and microfluidic behaviour requires special mathematical and modelling skills in a different physical domain.  ... 
doi:10.2298/fuee1601011s fatcat:k6vmrjepofdyjdxxiqo4tvyscy

Engineering complex systems for health, security and the environment

Giovanni De Micheli
2012 17th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference  
Networking biological sensors through body-area, ad hoc and standard communication networks boosts the intrinsic power of local measurements, and allows us to reach new standards in health and environment  ...  Acknowledgements This author thanks the community or researchers for their contributions to engineering and technology.  ...  Moreover, the integration of new materials with CMOS process offer new functionalities and competitive advantages in various sectors, and specifically in the realization of integrated sensing and processing  ... 
doi:10.1109/aspdac.2012.6164930 dblp:conf/aspdac/Micheli12 fatcat:n4dtkk7nnjga5eyh7mzjotpjja

Organs-on-a-Chip: A Focus on Compartmentalized Microdevices

Christopher Moraes, Geeta Mehta, Sasha Cai Lesher-Perez, Shuichi Takayama
2011 Annals of Biomedical Engineering  
We specifically focus on microtechnologies that exploit phenomena associated with compartmentalization to create model culture systems that better represent the in vivo organ microenvironment.  ...  the high experimental costs and complexities associated with in vivo studies.  ...  Cardiovascular Replicating cardiovascular organs in a microsystem requires several design factors to be taken into consideration in re-creating the physiological microenvironment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10439-011-0455-6 pmid:22065201 fatcat:ezodylvmfrgttmhsvnzgfz5fkq

Emerging Microtechnologies and Automated Systems for Rapid Bacterial Identification and Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing

Yiyan Li, Xing Yang, Weian Zhao
2017 SLAS TECHNOLOGY Translating Life Sciences Innovation  
We also discuss representative point-of-care (POC) systems that integrate sample processing, fluid handling, and detection for rapid bacterial ID/AST.  ...  Recent advances in miniaturization and automation provide promising solutions for rapid bacterial ID/AST profiling, which will potentially make a significant impact in the clinical management of infectious  ...  The authors disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: This work is supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/ National  ... 
doi:10.1177/2472630317727519 pmid:28850804 pmcid:PMC5835395 fatcat:dvc6guroerbvzkryc2row3uzzq

Microfabricated tools for nanoscience

J Brugger, V P Jaecklin, C Linder, N Blanc, P F Indermuhle, N F de Rooij
1993 Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering  
Recent developments and advances in micro-electro-mechanical systems for nanometer-scale applications such as scanning force microscopy are presented.  ...  Experiments on prototypes show that these devices are promising for use as ultra-sensitive stand-alone local probe micro-instruments.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors are indebted to R A Buser for initiating this project.  ... 
doi:10.1088/0960-1317/3/4/001 fatcat:whv6y2t355fgnbwgx56sva6tpi

Integrated Genetic Analysis Microsystems

E. T. Lagally, H. T. Soh
2005 Critical reviews in solid state and materials sciences  
The convergence of molecular biology, chemistry, physics, and materials science is required for their design and construction.  ...  In addition, when fully integrated, this technology will enable portable systems for high-speed in situ analyses, permitting a new standard in disciplines such as clinical chemistry, personalized medicine  ...  A. Burns, A. Manz, R. A. Mathies, and K. W. Plaxco for their permission to reprint figures from their publications here.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10408430500332149 fatcat:obezhjzemjbidnekvtjcu2iqxm
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